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convey
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

2 meanings, 37 uses
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1  —9 uses as in:
convey her thoughts
Definition
communicate or express
  • Pray put no construction on my words I do not mean they should convey, and give them no undue weight.
    Chapters 83-84 (97% in)
convey = communicate or express
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • With the entrance of M. Morrel, Danglars and Caderousse were despatched in search of the bride-groom to convey to him the intelligence of the arrival of the important personage whose coming had created such a lively sensation, and to beseech him to make haste.
    Chapters 5-6 (4% in)
  • convey = communicate or express
  • The count smiled as if the child bade fair to realize his hopes, while Madame de Villefort reprimanded her son with a gentleness and moderation very far from conveying the least idea of a fault having been committed.
    Chapters 47-48 (42% in)
  • conveying = communicating or expressing
  • And what message shall I convey to the baroness!
    Chapters 53-54 (50% in)
  • convey = communicate or express
  • Valentine had solved the problem, and was able easily to understand his thoughts, and to convey her own in return, and, through her untiring and devoted assiduity, it was seldom that, in the ordinary transactions of every-day life, she failed to anticipate the wishes of the living, thinking mind, or the wants of the almost inanimate body.
    Chapters 57-58 (65% in)
  • convey = communicate or express
  • M. Noirtier, being deprived of voice and motion, is accustomed to convey his meaning by closing his eyes when he wishes to signify 'yes,' and to wink when he means 'no.'
    Chapters 59-60 (8% in)
  • convey = communicate or express
  • And you approve of what she said—that is to say, you declare that the signs which she mentioned are really those by means of which you are accustomed to convey your thoughts?
    Chapters 59-60 (9% in)
  • convey = communicate or express
  • ...me of the claws of an immense beetle, and I assure you it was never without emotion that I gazed on it, for I could not help thinking how wonderful it was that these various signs should be made to cleave the air with such precision as to convey to the distance of three hundred leagues the ideas and wishes of a man sitting at a table at one end of the line to another man similarly placed at the opposite extremity, and all this effected by a simple act of volition on the part of the...
    Chapters 59-60 (91% in)
  • convey = communicate or express
  • "Until that time," continued the young girl in a calm and self-possessed tone of voice, "we will conform to circumstances, and be guided by the wishes of our friends, so long as those wishes do not tend finally to separate us; in a word, and I repeat it, because it expresses all I wish to convey,—we will wait."
    Chapters 79-80 (14% in)
convey = communicate or express
There are no more uses of "convey" flagged with this meaning in The Count of Monte Cristo.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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2  —28 uses as in:
convey her safely to
Definition
transport
  • Ali and his master conveyed the wounded man into a room.
    Chapters 83-84 (2% in)
conveyed = transported
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • "Come, come," continued he, patting Edmond's shoulder kindly, "you did very right, Dantes, to follow Captain Leclere's instructions, and touch at Elba, although if it were known that you had conveyed a packet to the marshal, and had conversed with the emperor, it might bring you into trouble."
    Chapters 1-2 (30% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • "Wait for me here, all of you!" cried M. Morrel; "I will take the first conveyance I find, and hurry to Marseilles, whence I will bring you word how all is going on."
    Chapters 5-6 (36% in)
  • conveyance = carriage (means of transport)
  • The prisoner glanced at the windows—they were grated; he had changed his prison for another that was conveying him he knew not whither.
    Chapters 7-8 (60% in)
  • conveying = transporting
  • As the Inquisition rarely allowed its victims to be seen with their limbs distorted and their flesh lacerated by torture, so madness is always concealed in its cell, from whence, should it depart, it is conveyed to some gloomy hospital, where the doctor has no thought for man or mind in the mutilated being the jailer delivers to him.
    Chapters 13-14 (94% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • "Oh," cried Edmond, "to think that in half an hour I could join her, did I not fear being questioned, detected, and conveyed back to Marseilles!"
    Chapters 22-23 (27% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • One fine morning, then, his yacht, followed by the little fishing-boat, boldly entered the port of Marseilles, and anchored exactly opposite the spot from whence, on the never-to-be-forgotten night of his departure for the Chateau d'If, he had been put on board the boat destined to convey him thither.
    Chapters 25-26 (22% in)
  • convey = transport
  • This was M. Morrel's wish also, who would fain have conveyed the old man against his consent; but the old man resisted, and cried so that they were actually frightened.
    Chapters 27-28 (16% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • He, no doubt, thought that prisoners who died in the Chateau d'If were interred in an ordinary burial-ground, and he conveyed the dead man into his own cell, took his place in the sack in which they had sewed up the corpse, and awaited the moment of interment.
    Chapters 27-28 (86% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • Then a launch came to shore, took him on board, and conveyed him to a yacht splendidly fitted up, on whose deck he sprung with the activity of a sailor; thence he once again looked towards Morrel, who, weeping with joy, was shaking hands most cordially with all the crowd around him, and thanking with a look the unknown benefactor whom he seemed to be seeking in the skies.
    Chapters 29-30 (99% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • That will keep us from going away from the East whither I am tempted to think I have been conveyed by some good genius.
    Chapters 31-32 (49% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • An hour after the vehicle was at the door; it was a hack conveyance which was elevated to the rank of a private carriage in honor of the occasion, but, in spite of its humble exterior, the young men would have thought themselves happy to have secured it for the last three days of the Carnival.
    Chapters 33-34 (3% in)
  • conveyance = carriage (means of transport)
  • She then returned to her room, calling for help as loudly as she could, when suddenly her window, which was twenty feet from the ground, was opened, a young peasant jumped into the chamber, seized her in his arms, and with superhuman skill and strength conveyed her to the turf of the grass-plot, where she fainted.
    Chapters 33-34 (38% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • Vampa took Cucumetto's body in his arms and conveyed it to the grotto, while in her turn Teresa remained outside.
    Chapters 33-34 (44% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • "It seems to me," said Franz, speaking in an undertone to Albert, "that if this person merited the high panegyrics of our landlord, he would have conveyed his invitation through another channel, and not permitted it to be brought to us in this unceremonious way."
    Chapters 33-34 (92% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • You have this evening carried off and conveyed hither the Vicomte Albert de Morcerf.
    Chapters 37-38 (49% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • "Well," continued the count, in a tone that made Franz shudder, "this young gentleman is one of my friends—this young gentleman lodges in the same hotel as myself—this young gentleman has been up and down the Corso for eight hours in my private carriage, and yet, I repeat to you, you have carried him off, and conveyed him hither, and," added the count, taking the letter from his pocket, "you have set a ransom on him, as if he were an utter stranger."
    Chapters 37-38 (50% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • My intention was to enter him as a clerk in some ship, and without letting him know anything of my plan, to convey him some morning on board; by this means his future treatment would depend upon his own conduct.
    Chapters 43-44 (69% in)
  • convey = transport
  • On our arrival we began to discharge our cargo in the night, and to convey it into the town, by the help of the inn-keeper with whom we were connected.
    Chapters 43-44 (70% in)
  • convey = transport
  • Debray conveyed the count's reply to the baroness.
    Chapters 47-48 (18% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • As soon as that important business is concluded, I will have a pair of my own horses harnessed to convey it direct to Madame Danglars.
    Chapters 47-48 (44% in)
  • convey = transport
  • He came to renew the thanks of Madame Danglars which had been already conveyed to the count through the medium of a letter, signed "Baronne Danglars, nee Hermine de Servieux."
    Chapters 53-54 (61% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • Precisely so; and it conveyed me from Nice to Genoa, from Genoa to Turin, from Turin to Chambery, from Chambery to Pont-de-Beauvoisin, and from Pont-de-Beauvoisin to Paris.
    Chapters 55-56 (55% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • He commanded with it; it was the medium through which his thanks were conveyed.
    Chapters 57-58 (62% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • The abbe once more bowed as he opened the door, the stranger bowed and took his leave, and the carriage conveyed him straight to the house of M. de Villefort.
    Chapters 69-70 (32% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • Haidee took the porcelain cup in her little slender fingers and conveyed it to her mouth with all the innocent artlessness of a child when eating or drinking something which it likes.
    Chapters 77-78 (17% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • Caderousse's knife, dark lantern, bunch of keys, and clothing, excepting the waistcoat, which could not be found, were deposited at the registry; the corpse was conveyed to the morgue.
    Chapters 83-84 (50% in)
  • conveyed = transported
  • The clock of the Invalides struck one when the carriage which conveyed Madame de Morcerf away rolled on the pavement of the Champs-Elysees, and made Monte Cristo raise his head.
    Chapters 89-90 (41% in)
conveyed = transported
There are no more uses of "convey" flagged with this meaning in The Count of Monte Cristo.

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